Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/10/12
After all the time and effort and attention put into turning Mark Trumbo into a third baseman, Albert Pujols has played there more often than Trumbo over the past 35 games. With the Angels playing six consecutive interleague games in Colorado and Los Angeles without the DH, the Angels opted to move Pujols to third for a game in Colorado and start Kendrys Morales at first base in order to keep his bat in the lineup. They will "revisit" that lineup during the series at Dodger Stadium (though not likely on Monday when the Dodgers are scheduled to start LHP Chris Capuano). It was Morales' first defensive action in a game since he fractured his ankle in May 2010. Meanwhile, Trumbo has not played at third base since May 3 when he made the most recent of his eight starts there this season. Twenty-seven of Trumbo's past 34 starts have been in the outfield -- where he looks much more comfortable defensively than he did in his brief stints at third base. Until Vernon Wells returns from ...
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